Jake’s Take’s New Music Reviews (Week of December 2, 2016)

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Welcome to the final 2016 edition of Jake’s Take’s “New Music Reviews”! I have a lot of ground to cover, so let’s get this party started. Starboy by The Weeknd The Weeknd is back! Last year, the R&B star took the world by storm with his 2015 smash Beauty Behind the […]

Jake’s Take’s Top 20 Reality TV Performances of 2016-Part One

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It’s hard to believe that 2016 is ending in less than one month. This was a monumental year in performance-based Reality TV. American Idol took its final bow; Simon Cowell became the head judge on three TV shows, and Alicia Keys and Miley Cyrus became the first two female coaches to […]

Dolly Parton and Pentatonix provide the entertainment as two artists are eliminated from “The Voice: Season 11”

  By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Last night, The Voice: Season 11 Top 10 took the stage and sang for your votes. Two dark horses emerged in the form of Team Adam’s Brendan Fletcher and Team Alicia’s Christian Cuevas, as they had breakout moments with their covers of Cyndi Lauper’s “True Colors” and Lady Gaga’s “Million […]

“The Voice: Season 11” Top 10 sing for your votes!

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Breaking news! Two artists will be eliminated tomorrow night during the results. Tonight, the remaining ten artists sang for your votes. Which artists raised their game? Who might face off for the Instant Save? Read on to find out! Billy Gilman kicked off the night by visiting his country roots and […]

Rumple goes on a rampage on “Once Upon a Time”

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com As longtime Once Upon a Time fans know, there are consequences for crossing the Dark One known as Rumpelstiltskin a.k.a. Mr. Gold! If you ever hurt or humiliate him, you might lose a limb or your soul (just ask Hook and his ex-wife, Milah). Harm or kill any of his loved […]

Jake’s Take-The February 2017 DC Comics Solicitations

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com Calling all DC Comics fans! You do not want to miss the February 2017 comics that will be hitting the shelves. Jake’s Take is previewing some of the “Must Read” books of the month! Welcome back, Wildstorm! Iconic comic book creator Warren Ellis is back at the House That Superman Built! […]

A Conversation with Jonathan Blalock

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It is a pleasure to welcome one of the opera world’s brightest tenors, Jonathan Blalock, to Jake’s Take. He has performed in countless productions ranging from Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Puccini’s Turandot to Rodgers’ South Pacific and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. Jonathan’s superb performances have received praise from numerous media […]

Pop & EDM music headline the 2016 American Music Awards

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com One award show that I look forward to the most is the American Music Awards! What sets the American Music Awards apart from other music award shows is that the public votes for their favorite artists, duos, or groups. Tonight, the show returned to the Microsoft Theatre (formerly known as the […]

Jake’s Take at the Movies: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

By: Jacob Elyachar, jakes-take.com It has been five years since the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part Two. But 54 years before the world’s most popular wizard was born, there was another wizard who had incredible adventures that would take the wizarding world by storm.  His name was Newt Scamander.  This man wrote […]

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